5:06 PM ET HOUSTON — After swatting a combined 89 home runs this season, Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels and Christian Yelich of the Milwaukee Brewers have been named the recipients of this year’s Hank Aaron Award, MLB announced Wednesday. Trout, 27, hit a career-high 45 home runs, despite missing most of the
4:52 PM ET The New England Patriots have placed Josh Gordon on injured reserve, a source told ESPN’s Field Yates. The receiver had been dealing with a knee injury. Gordon last played Oct. 10, catching one ball for 7 yards in the team’s win against the Giants. He finishes the season with 20 receptions for
Renault have been disqualified from the Japanese Grand Prix for having an illegal driver-aid system on their car. Officials found that Renault’s brake-bias adjustment system contravened rules dictating that drivers must drive the car alone and unaided. Renault drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg have therefore been disqualified from sixth and 10th places at the
4:36 PM ET Associated Press Roger Federer eased to a 6-0, 6-3 win over 49th-ranked Radu Albot in the second round of the Swiss Indoors on Wednesday. The top-seeded Federer had to save two break points in the first set on his way to sweeping the first eight games of the match. Seeking a 10th
3:47 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — McKinzie heads a field of 11 horses, including mare Elate against males, for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, with trainer Bob Baffert going for a fourth victory in the $6 million race that includes Preakness winner War of Will. The Classic won’t have Kentucky Derby winner Country House
3:11 PM ET ESPN News Services Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk will miss Thursday’s game against the Nashville Predators due to an upper-body injury he suffered Tuesday night, the team announced Wednesday. Dubnyk is considered day-to-day, the club said. Dubnyk left Tuesday night’s 3-0 win against Edmonton after being injured early in the second period.
6:12 PM GMT ESPNcricinfo staff MPs quizzed senior figures from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) about their plans to “capitalise on the success of English cricket following the men’s team World Cup success,” at an oral evidence session for a Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee on Wednesday afternoon.
1:07 PM ET Chris Eubank Jr. will make his United States debut in a return to the middleweight division. Eubank will take on Matt Korobov for a vacant interim middleweight belt on Dec. 7 (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The fight, announced on Wednesday, will serve as the co-feature
12:52 PM BST TOKYO — It was four days out from the Rugby World Cup semifinal and in a 20-minute press conference, England coach Eddie Jones displayed every trait of how he has turned around their prospects. From the depths of despair in 2015 and a plan in tatters to now, regarded as one of
12:28 PM ET LaVar Ball is “restructuring” Big Baller Brand and plans to relaunch a new website, according to a company spokesman. The company has been effectively defunct for several months in the wake of a financial and legal dispute with his former business partner Alan Foster. The company’s previous website now redirects to a
12:26 PM ET Associated Press AL AIN, United Arab Emirates — Josh Hill became the youngest winner of a sanctioned tour event Wednesday when the 15-year-old amateur from Dubai shot 8-under 62 to win the Al Ain Open on the MENA Tour. The MENA Tour holds tournaments in the Middle East and North Africa and
7:00 AM GMT Hemant Brar in Bengaluru Karnataka 223 for 1 (Padikkal 92, Rahul 88*) beat Chhattisgarh (Amandeep Khare 78, Koushik 4-46) by nine wickets Are you an engineer stuck behind a desk nursing a passion for cricket? Are you someone who grew up playing tennis-ball cricket in streets, maidans, rooftops with the dream of
11:32 AM BST TOKYO — Faf de Klerk would make an unlikely Spiderman with his distinctive mane of blonde hair, but the South Africa scrumhalf does share one trait with the fictional superhero as a small man who packs a big punch. In a team not short of crunching tacklers, the effervescent halfback, who stands
11:13 AM ET Jim Harbaugh is refuting reports of interest in NFL jobs by sending a letter to parents of current players and commitments that addresses recent rumors of an exit strategy from Michigan. The letter was first reported by The Michigan Insider and was confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday. Harbaugh states in the letter
Oct 21, 2019 AUBURN, Ala. — Derrick Brown could see it in Bo Nix‘s eyes, the weight of Auburn’s tough 24-13 loss at Florida earlier this month wearing on the Tigers’ talented true freshman quarterback. Nix’s three interceptions in only his second SEC road start made him an easy target for the Monday morning quarterbacks,
8:25 AM ET Featherweight sensation Shakur Stevenson will go for his first world title when he faces Joet Gonzalez in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN+ card at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada, on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET. The undercard will air at 6:30 p.m. ET, also on ESPN+.
8:03 AM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady acknowledged the uncertainty of his future with the franchise as he is in the final year of his contract, putting a positive spin on a situation he’s never experienced before. “I think that’s the great part for me — I don’t know. I
3:55 AM ET Rising UFC star Maycee Barber already anticipates the nerves she’s going to feel before the fight. She sees herself pacing the room. But this bout she’ll be sweating is going to be more than 9,000 miles away. Barber’s teammate from Roufusport MMA Academy, Ben Askren, will be taking on Demian Maia in